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  • Violence In Video Games: Does Gaming Increase Apathy Instead?

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    "Whatever, I don't need to actively participate in our society, not when I have a level 52 mage!" Remember the 90's and the whole "ZOMG EVIL VIDEO GAMES CAUSING TEH END OF THE WORLD AND SUPER VIOLENT KIDS" freakout that seemed... More
  • What the what?

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    Hello friends. Two blogs ago (though 6 months ago), I discussed a problem: Parents buying crap games for their kids. Now, I have another problem: stores selling their souls to the Devil. Here is what I'm talking about: Ah yes. Duke Nukem Forever.... More
  • Loved and Hated

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    I really wish that game designers would choose a genre other than platformer when they want to get a message across. Games like Braid and Closure seem as intent on frustrating the player as they are on getting their story across. That’s a shame... More
  • Hawk reviews: SoulCalibur (DRM)

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    SoulCalibur is one of those games that comes along and instantly makes an impression on you. But can it still be as fun as it was, even though it was a launch title?... More
  • The News - 06.21.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

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    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! After a rather unexciting couple of days, we only have one point of interest that we will be covering today and that is the support from former Vice President Al Gore in lieu of video games . Let's get started. --... More
  • Watching From the Sidelines

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    Since I have so recently put my foot in my mouth (as far as my readers are concerned), I think it's about time for me to blog about my experiences with being a gaming spectator. Many people are introduced to games by way of an older sibling or family... More
  • The Quest 2: Part 6

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    The puzzle consisted of three triangle shaped blocks and three similarly shaped marks on the floor. “So.” Raz started , “Anyone have any idea what to do?” “And here we go again.” Shaun said. “What do you mean... More
  • The Swag Blog: Part 8 of XX

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    It's been awhile since I have done a legit installment of "The Swag Blog" (the last one was dedicated entirely to NECA's Duke Nukem Figure). With me just getting back from Philadelphia Comic Con over the weekend, I figured now is as... More
  • Overcast Ep. 16: Nothing and Everything

    http://overcast-podcast.podomatic.com/entry/2011-06-20T01_30_33-07_00 This week have have what the title says. Nothing. And Everything. We have a laid back episode this week where we just talk. We didn't want to talk about all the dreadful news last... More
  • Pirate Blunder

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    It’s been a busy morning on the high seas, but as the Captain of this pirate ship, you’re taking things kind of slow. “Slow and steady wins the race,” as the saying goes. Whether or not this was the intention of Game in a Bottle... More
  • Ocaraina 3D easter eggs and new touches thus far (forest-goron city)

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    Ocaraina of time for the nintendo64 had plenty of secrets, and thankfully, the 3D version has plenty of nice touches to go along with this new release. GODZILLA MOVED In links house, link had a drawing of him fighting a dinosaur. Now, the dino isnt in... More
  • I Could Do With A Little Less Dude-Bro-ing...

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    "So, wait, you rated a PLATFORMING game LOWER because it had "annoying platforming parts" to it?!" I've mentioned my frustration at Game Informer Magazine in the past in regards to this sort of thing, but I'm starting to feel... More